Tagged: event

Crowdfunding Asia Gears Up for Inaugural Event in Singapore

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Crowdfunding is taking off in Asia.  Depending on the country and the legal environment, rewards based and investment based crowdfunding is moving forward as the new approach to capital formation.  While the United States has been a leader in rewards based crowdfunding, Europe and Australia has led the charge on the investment side.  Asia is… Read More

UC Berkeley Offers Executive Program to Educate Major Corporations on Crowdsourcing & Crowdfunding


University to Train Corporate Leaders to become Crowd Empowered. The University of California at Berkeley will be hosting the first executive program solely dedicated to training major corporations on the benefits of crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, and crowd intelligence as a way to strengthen their brand and consumer experience and drive innovation.  Berkeley is widely recognized as… Read More

Crowdnetic Shares Details about “Crowdfinance” Event


Crowdnetic has announced Wall Street’s second annual Crowdfinance conference to be held in NYC on October 16th at Thomson Reuters’ Conference Center. Crowdfinance is redefining the global equity and debt markets fostered by a surge in financial innovation, shifting trends in communication, advancements in technology and a new regulatory landscape. Asset classes, such as peer-to-peer and peer-to-business lending along… Read More

Brief: Senior Contributor Georgia Quinn Set to Participate in P2P Event

Renaud Laplanche and Georgia Quinn

Crowdfund Insider Senior Contributor, Georgia Quinn is set to participate in the American Bankers P2P  Lending Summit set to take place this coming Fall.  As a precursor to this event, Quinn, a Securities Attorney and JOBS Act expert, is scheduled to join several peer-to- peer leaders next week in a webinar hosted by American Bankers…. Read More

Berkeley Preps for 2nd Annual Symposium on Crowdfunding

Fung Institute

Issues Call for Research Papers. The 2nd Annual Symposium on Crowdfunding sponsored by the Coleman Fung Insitute for Engineering Leadership, UC Berkeley College of Engineering, is scheduled to take place on September 11th and 12th, 2014.  This symposium will take a global look at the developing phenomena of social finance for SMEs and Innovation  –… Read More

Pozible Prepares to Launch New Crowdfunding Event The Chicago Edit


Ready to take its love for crowdfunding overseas, Australian-based Pozible is set to launch its new project The Chicago Edit on June 26th. The platform will be making its way to the Windy City to see some new aspiring projects from up and coming entrepreneurs. This is the first of many events that Pozible will holding… Read More

ECN Convention Scheduled for Paris in December

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European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) has announced their convention will be held in Paris, France this coming December.  The gathering will attract stakeholders from all aspects of the emerging crowdfunding industry.  Organizers hope to continue to build upon the continents promising growth and further develop the European framework for crowdfunding. ECN Chairman & Executive Director, Oliver… Read More

Crowdfunding Convention Adds to Roster of Speakers with Investor from Shark Tank

Kevin Harrington

The 3rd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp is not yet taking place until late October 2014 but organizers continue to add big names to the speaking line up.  Revealed this past week, Kevin Harrington, co-founder of FundHub.Biz and original investor from hit series Shark Tank has been slated to address the crowdfunding crew.  Harrington… Read More

CFGE Crowdfund Summit Series Starts in Austin


Crowdfund Global Expo (CFGE) kicks off a series of investment crowdfunding events over the coming weeks with a first stop in Austin, Texas where the hot topic of Real Estate will be addressed. The in depth event will provide a venue for many industry leaders presenting their perspectives on the fast moving, global shift in… Read More

CrowdTuesday Events in France Brings Together Industry Champions

Alexandre Raguet

CrowdTuesday, a periodic gathering of members of the crowdfunding scene, had their inaugural gathering in Paris this past month.  The group is not targeting the novice sector of the industry but is focused on bringing together industry experts to review and discuss the nascent form of capital allocation.  While the initial meetings will be held… Read More

Technoport Crowdfunding Experiment Declares Success

Ready to Invest Technoport

Experiment in Norway Beats Expectations. More than $120,000 was invested into three startups at Norway’s first live equity crowdfunding event, part of the Technoport 2014 innovation conference in Trondheim. The big winner was stair-assist company Assistep, who raised around $90,000 through their campaign on the FundedByMe crowdfunding platform. Almost $50,000 of that was raised on… Read More

Crowdfunding Innovators Gather in Scotland


Crowdfunding innovators are gathering today in Edinburgh, Scotland at the Innovation Foundation event to share their insight into how Scotland may maximize the potential of this new form of finance.  Crowdfunding is booming in the UK and around the world.  In 2013 over £200 million was invested via crowdfunding in the UK and all expectations… Read More

CFGE Crowdfunding – Real Estate Summit Lists Industry Speakers


    Coastal Shows is bringing industry experts and leaders together for the Crowdfund Global Expo (CFGE) Crowdfund Real Estate Summit and the co-located CFGE Crowdfund Entrepreneur Summit. Two days of panels focused on real estate, finance, small business, women entrepreneurs and the oil and gas sector will explore new and exciting opportunities within the… Read More

Crowdfunding USA Conference Today in Atlanta

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The Crowdfunding USA Conference & Expo opens up today (May 1, 2014) at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.  The event will provide participants with the opportunity to discuss the current state of the booming $5.1 billion crowdfunding industry. Experts from venture capital, business angels and various leaders in the crowdfunding industry with gather to… Read More

CFIRA To Host Webinar on Regulatory Requirements for Crowdfunding Portals


The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) is set to host a free webinar this Wednesday, May 1, at 1PM EST regarding the legal and regulatory requirements for investment crowdfunding portals. The panel of speakers include representatives from: Wales Capital Crowdcheck Day Pittney LLP Agenda topics include: – What is a crowdfunding intermediary? – Key regulatory… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada Hosts Standing Room Only Event

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As part of a scheduled series of cross country events designed to spread the gospel of crowdfunding, the Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada (ECFA Canada) hosted their inaugural conference in the financial district of Toronto to a packed crowd.  Tickets quickly sold out for the popular gathering as many of the big names in Canadian… Read More

Norwegian Tech Capital Preps for Technoport, Real Time Crowdfunding

Ready to Invest Technoport

Taking place in the Norwegian city of Trondheim, Technoport “innovation conference” has scheduled real-time crowdfunding for budding entrepreneurs.   The event will be streamed live on the Technoport site. Jonas Kjellberg (Sweden) who helped build up Skype, editor David Rowan (UK) from Wired UK, Johan H. Andresen (Norway) from Ferd, Liz Wald (US) from crowdfunding platform… Read More

American Homeowner Preservation Schedules Webinar on Impact Investing for Homeowners

American Homeowner Preservation

American Homeowner Preservation will host a webinar to explore the company’s 2014A impact investing opportunity utilizing real estate crowdfunding. Jorge Newbery, founder and CEO of American Homeowner Preservation, will host a webinar Thursday April 24 at 3 PM EST detailing AHP’s latest investment opportunity, 2014A. AHP purchases pools of nonperforming mortgages at significant discounts to… Read More

Casting Call for CFGE Crowdfund Entrepreneur Summit for Reality Show

American Gnuity

Entrepreneurs and inventors are invited to apply to be the next reality star, getting funding and fame for their companies at the upcoming Coastal Shows Crowdfund Global Expo (CFGE) Crowdfunding Entrepreneur Summit. The casting call for the new reality TV show “American Gnuity” will be held in conjunction with two days of intensive crowdfunding education… Read More